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Quick Inspiration | Leftover Pasta with CSA Veggies

There’s something refreshing about a cold pasta salad especially during the summer. I threw today’s quick inspiration together with some leftover pasta for a tasty veg-filled option that didn’t require much forethought. When I boil noodles I usually like to make a bit extra. They come in handy for quick meal prep the next day. I …

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Aztec Tofu Scramble

I’m a huge fan of mole (pronounced mo-lay) sauce. It’s made from a warm blend of spices like cinnamon, cacao, and ancho chilis. And when combined they just sing! I wanted my tofu scramble to sing this past weekend. So, I gathered it in a large pan with fresh CSA zucchini, leftover baked sweet potatoes and …

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Go Make This: Colorado Vegan’s Vegan Coconut Milk Pizza

Recipe (no longer available) Game changer. That’s what this roasted garlic coconut milk sauce (read: the new vegan cheese) is. I was perfectly content having a pizza of dough, pizza sauce and veggies (no cheese). This cheese sauce though, is a game changer. It made what can sometimes be a boring or dry pizza into …

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3 Vegan Maki Rolls: Avocado Onion, Sweet Potato, and Brussels Sprouts

It’s vegan maki time! First though, things you need to know about sushi. The terms. Just a few terms so you can sound like a pro. Sushi: Contains seasoned rice (rice vinegar and sweetener), vegetable, fish, and a seaweed wrap of some sort. Sashimi: Raw fish. That’s it. Nigiri: Rice + wasabi with a draped …

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Double the Green, Vegan Green Bean Casserole

I don’t know if you caught yesterday’s post for French Onion Kale Chips but they make this vegan green bean casserole! I’ve wanted to recreate my favorite holiday casserole for some time and when I was planning out November I wrote it down. It was time to replace some of the less than desirable ingredients. First …

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Vinegar and Kale Mashed Potatoes

When you think of a quintessential side dish during the holidays, I bet you think of mashed potatoes. We might eat so many mashed potatoes between November and December that we fain disgust at the mention of their name after Christmas. We still eat them though, because we love them. As much as our moms …

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Palouse Harvest Sweet Potato Casserole

You must try my Palouse Harvest Sweet Potato Casserole! It’s reminiscent of our favorite sweet potato dishes but better! It’s better for you too because it’s free from chemicals, animal products and all other things processed. This recipe is proudly plant-based and incredibly delicious. I was going for a healthier sweet potato side that could …

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‘Stuffing’ Nori Rolls [vegan and plant-based]

I wanted to add one of my crazy nori rolls to an otherwise predictable month of gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and green bean casserole. So here are the latest in a line of crazy, ‘Stuffing’ Nori Rolls.     If you don’t believe me there are also peanut butter banana rolls, ‘leftover’ rolls, parsnip ‘rice’ rolls, …

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Pumpkin Curry with Chickpeas

As promised on Facebook last week I’m sharing the recipe for a super easy and delicious pumpkin curry. I made this using half of a sugar pie pumpkin. In less than 35 minutes you’ll have a deliciously rich curry to eat as is, served over rice, or greens like kale and arugula. Peel the pumpkin …

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The Ultimate Simple Meal Plan: Zhang Dinners Plus a Pendants by Alma Giveaway!

Hello friends, today I wanted to share a post I’m really excited about. It’s the ultimate guide to SIMPLE meal planning and I’m designating them ‘Zhang Dinners’—after my good friends that inspired this post. Plus if you read until the end, there’s a special giveaway! Meal planning is when you make a calendar of what will be …

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